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No injuries recorded from last night’s fire incident

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa ,14/08/2018

About 15 fire fighters and five fire trucks were rushed to Tofoa last night to save lives from a house fire at around 10.

The Deputy Fire Commissioner – Sinamoni Kauvaka says, the incident occurred while a mother and five children were asleep inside the house.

However, they were awaken and managed to escape the incident with no injuries or lives lost.

They were emotionally hurt from the incident knowing they have lost their home.

When the fire fighters got to the scene, two houses were on fire while the third building was also vulnerable but they managed to save it.

The cost for the damage recorded is more than $20,000 pa’anga.

The cause of the incident is yet to be confirmed, However investigation continues with assistance from Tonga Police.

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